From the gravelly dunes of Léoville-Barton's vineyards, leading down to the bank of the Gironde, La Réserve is the second wine of this famous property. With aromas classic to th left bank, a nose of smoky blackberry fruit and pencil shavings the palate is rich and rounded with aggressive tannins, lots of fruit and well integrated oak. Serve with gamey
meats. Drinking well at the moment, but will keep for an easy 5+ years.
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The 50 hectares of Léoville and the 17 hectares of Langoa planted in a gravelly soil on a clay subsoil, include a high proportion of old vines in order to obtain the best quality possible. The distribution of the grape varieties is 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot and 3% Cabernet Franc for Léoville Barton, while the Langoa Barton terroir is distributed between 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Merlot and 9% Cabernet Franc. Both properties benefit from the same vinification methods.